Theater for the New City

Founded in 1970 by Crystal Field, and located in New York's East Village, Theater for the New City is a one-of-a-kind cultural hub that has garnered a national reputation for its commitment to supporting established and emerging playwrights who experiment with new forms, and for presenting other experimental and developmental theater makers through an active program of community art services and festivals.

Productions (172)

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NYC: East Village

An absurdist drama set in a dystopian near future where words have lost their meaning. 

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NYC: East Village

A research chemist and his new assistant learn to work together, despite religious differences.

81
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3 Reviews
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NYC: East Village

The first English performance of the two parts of this play by August Strindberg.

45
Unpopular
5 Reviews
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NYC: East Village

Follows Arthur Miller, Marilyn Monroe and Elia Kazan during the time of the HUAC hearings.

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NYC: East Village

A 1920s-style whodunit thriller set against the backdrop of two competing artistic movements. 

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2 Reviews
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NYC: East Village

Renowned playwright, poet, and satirist Ishmael Reed takes aim at the New York City art world.

63
Middling
7 Reviews
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NYC: East Village

Austin Pendleton and Katharine Cullison star in a play by one of Europe's most admired playwrights.

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NYC: East Village

Emmy award winner William Electric Black presents a one-man show inspired by the famous musical.

65
Middling
1 Review
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NYC: Midtown W

Will be performed on streets across all five boroughs to assure us that this pandemic will end.

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NYC: East Village

Sparks conversations about assimilationism, colorism, the importance of family, and mental health.

71
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1 Review
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NYC: East Village

Set in the mid- 19th century at the pre-Ellis Island entry point to the United States, this historical drama…

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NYC: East Village

Melanie Maria Goodreaux’s latest play addresses the complicated racial distinctions that plague one New…

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